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Secret Stockade Saturdays

The Stockade comes to life on this behind-the-scenes journey through the neighborhood. Enjoy museum admission, a guided neighborhood tour, exclusive access to two Stockade homes and gardens, and coffee and a treat at Arthur’s Market!

Museum and Library Closed

The Museum and Library will be closed to the public from Monday, August 12 through Tuesday, August 20.

Schenectady Wine Society: Vini Italiani

Join your hosts, Buffy Leonard and city historian Chris Leonard on a tasting and history tour of their favorite Italian wines!

Sold Out $33.00

Howlin’ at the Moon featuring Carolyn Shapiro

Carolyn Shapiro is an award-winning old-time banjo player and songwriter from the Southern Adirondacks whose sound is rooted in the old songs of Appalachia. Blending her sultry flavor with a traditional style, Carolyn creates honest music that feeds the soul.

Schenectady Living History: 19th Century African Americans

Join us in celebrating Schenectady’s African American history! This program will feature living history performances highlighting three individuals who rose from the shackles and oppression of slavery to positions of prominence.

Arts and Crafts Festival

Join us as 85+ artists and crafters spread out over the Mabee Farm grounds with their eclectic, beautifully handcrafted items.